Metamorphoses (Oxford World's Classics)

Metamorphoses (Oxford World's Classics)


Metamorphoses--the best-known poem via one of many wittiest poets of classical antiquity--takes as its subject matter switch and transformation, as illustrated by means of Greco-Roman delusion and legend. Melville's new translation reproduces the grace and fluency of Ovid's kind, and its sleek idiom deals a clean figuring out of Ovid's special and elusive imaginative and prescient of reality.

About the Series: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from all over the world. every one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main exact textual content plus a wealth of different worthy good points, together with professional introductions through best gurus, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, up to date bibliographies for additional learn, and masses more.

Show sample text content

Download sample